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:30 weeknights to get your political fix. fox 5 news end you decide 2012 focused on local and national candidates and issues during the final two week of the campaign. brian bolter, tom fitzgerald and mark plotkin wrap up the big stories every night until the election. >>> new this morning, a trial begins today for the two people accused of giving alcohol to teens who were killed on route 50 in crofton last january. four people died when the car that the three teens were in wound up in the wrong lane and crashed into another car killing a 55-year-old man. the mother and brother of 1- year-old brianna franco are charged with giving alcohol to minors. -- of 18-year-old brianna franco are charged with giving alcohol to minors. >>> kids left alone whether a deadly fire broke out. we are checking more headlines when we come back. -- kids left alone when a deadly fire broke out. as governor, i cut five billion dollars in spending and balanced the budget every year. and tim kaine and i both cut our own pay as governors, to lead by example. mark warner and i reached across party lines to get things done.
to fall apart. that will be gusty wind around here, likely locally very heavy rain as well. let's do some local forecasting as well. we're doing fine this morning. 63 at reagan national. our highs today will be about 70. we've got morning fog and there might be a little drizzle or a lone some shower in a spot or two during the day today as this fog will be slow to burn off. i think much of your day will just be kind of cloudy. and again, good news for your friday and saturday, relatively quiet. nice and quiet. we are not expecting a lot in the way of issues here for the start of your weekend. highs today, we'll go 71 here in washington and 69 in leonardtown a6 # # winning number in manassas and some -- and 69 the winning number in manassas. >> here is julie wright with the traffic. >> the lanes are open, the pace is good to go and you will find issue free the trip across the american legion bridge as you work your way from mont gomery county headed out to fair fact eastbound on 66. no trouble spots leaving fair oaks headed towards 123. traffic speed moving as well on the beltway as well b
thing. there is your radar. that is a local look. want to mention that our rain, which has been light in places has become steadier here in the last couple of hours and will become heavy during the early- morning hours. notice the yellow starting to get across the bay. that is pushing off to the north and west. we have very heavy rain down towards cambridge, parts of southern maryland now getting in on the heavy rain. all of that is headed to the north and west. so the first part of this storm will be the rain. it will be picking up in intensity here and be extremely heavy during times for our monday. the wind which have been gusting to about 30 here in washington are going to steadily pick up as well. let's look at the bigger picture and take another look at the storm. there you go. all systems go here unfortunately for landfall across southern new jersey, perhaps the bay of delaware. we'll be feeling the effects all day today and all day tomorrow. it will be slow to weaken because it is a hybrid. it is not just deriving its energy from the ocean waters. it is deriving its energy fro
press, local tv stations and fox news did not cover the speech at the time it was given. >>> gunfire near the u.s.- mexico line. one bored agent killed. another one wounded. up next, we'll get the latest on the search for the gunman. >>> a massive ball of fire and smoke at a fuel warehouse. we are checking more headlines coming up next. [ knocking ] oh, no, i got to go. oh, can you make that to go? these days, nobody has time to get sick. but minuteclinic makes it easy to get well. our nurse practitioners can diagnose and write prescriptions for everything from strep throat to sinus infections with no appointment necessary, so you can feel better in no time. you guys want to go to the park? yeah! yeah! minuteclinic, the medical clinic in cvs/pharmacy. accepts united healthcare benefit plans. find a clinic near you at minuteclinic.com. >>> still no arrest in the death of a border patrol agent. he was killed early tuesday in arizona. this was a nope drug corridor near the mexican border. a fellow agent also hot is in stable condition. >>> a former butler to pope benedict xvi
to the west. when it arrives tonight. we could get locally heavy downpours and the potential for some thunderstorm activity as well. believe it or not, we are around a slight risk for severe weather later tonight as this whole thing comes through. temperatures right now at reagan national, a little warmer than we were yesterday morning at this hour. still on the cool side. 5 # at reagan national. 52 this morning, dulles. 46 at bwi marshall. forecast highs on the mild side. low 70s here in town. upper 60s if you're north and west. once again, increasing clouds with late rain more likely tonight than later today. >>> we've got some breaking news from the roads to get to this morning. a person was hit and killed while walking along route one in alexandria this morning. this happened just before 2:00 a.m. in the northbound lanes of route one near huntington avenue. that is just below the beltway. investigators remain on the scene there this morning. lets he get the latest now on traffic in that area and elsewhere from julie wright. >> good morning to you. there is an ongoing investigation
comments for a new show that is debuting as election day approaches. it will focus on local and national candidates and issues during the final two weeks of the campaign. it all starts next monday at 6:30:00 p.m. right here on fox 5. >>> new this morning, u.s. army private first class bradley manning will face a judge today at fort meade in maryland for charges faces of aiding the enemy. manning was arrested back in 2010 and is accused of providing classified documents to wikileaks. >>> the plan to have full wireless access on metro has been delayed once againen metro was supposed to have the project complete this week but the "washington post" reports metro has requested an extension to 2015. right now, metro offers wireless service at 20 of its stations. >>> also new this morning, police in montgomery county are searching for a suspect in a double shooting from yesterday evening. police responded to the golden china restaurant in the 12000 block of old columbia pike in silver spring around 7:00 p.m. police found the men about two miles down the road. both are expected to survive. the p
down a car, call 911 or call your local police department. just trust that instinct that something isn't quite right. >> reporter: here is a look at the suspect again. he is about 5' 6", hispanic with a medium to dark complexion and short hair and described as skinof these incid forward after hearing about another incident. a couple of them when police were canvassing the area and admitted it happened to them as well. police want to make sure they hear from anybody else in the area who may have had this happen to them or anyone who recognizes that suspect description. back to you. >> thank you. >>> police are still questioning a manassas woman accused of going on a wild ride that ended with a crash near white splint mall in bethesda. officers say angela cobbold was speeding on interstate 66 just before noon yesterday and then drove into maryland and began smashing into cars outside walter reed national medical center. at one point, she tried to back into a civilian officer working for the navy who then opened fire and hit the windshield. cobbold drove off and crashed into a fence two m
as a election day approaches. fox 5 news edge you decide 2012 will focus on local and national candidates and circumstances during the final two weeks of the campaign. it starts monday at 6:30:00 p.m. right here on fox 5. >>> a bombshell report involving the boy scouts and child sex abuse. details of what is being exposed as we check more headlines. >> an amazing tale of self- defense when a 12-year-old girl home alone hides from appear intruder. we'll share that story coming up next. it is now 5:07. we'll be right back. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. marywe invest in them.umber one in america because but we can do even more. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million dollars at casinos in other states. question 7 keeps that maryland money
from another local force attacked him. all right. let's check in with tucker. >> some rain showers moving through west to east. once we get those east of us, gradual improvement in the forecast. we'll get rid of the humidity. i'll have details on the weather. julie wright will look at traffic too right after the break. "a magic clock." okay, mommy has to do one thing and she'll be right back. but we're reading. it'll just take a minute. 60 seconds. you can count. one...two...three...four. some say that cooking is a labor of love. we have taken care of most of the labor. so you can focus more on the love. 48...49...49. all done. that's good because i have no idea what comes after 49. 50 silly. hand-trimmed. perfectly seasoned. and marinated with our own special recipes. smithfield marinated pork. dinner that serves you . >>> well, this morning, the big story is the first presidential debate. >> there weren't that many zingers delivered by either candidate but something mitt romney said about one of the most beloved children's characters is grabbing the headline. >> is the program s
. no word for the two incidents are related. >>> a local university professor killed in a tragic accident in northwest. a driver hay medical emergency and lost control of her vehicle. she hit professor rhett leverett as he stood on the sidewalk at sixth and e street. he taught history at marymount with an emphasis on european history. he was 60 years old. >>> protesters will continue today to mark the one-year anniversary of the occupy d.c. movement. protesters will hold a veteran march at noon at freedom plaza as well as a protest tonight in front of the bank of america on vermont and l street. yesterday, protester marched on freedom plaza to the commerce building. they say the anniversary is important to remind people of the issues they say are still unrevolved from last year. m la >>> it is the big story this morning. the nats shock the baseball world and are champs of the national league east. the celebration lasted well into the morning hours. >> this is their first trip to the playoffs in the team's eight-year history in d.c. fox 5's melanie alnwick live at nats park with more on an
new show starts tonight. fox 5 news edge you decide 2012. we'll have certainly coverage of both local and national races. it begins at 6:30 and runs for two weeks until election day. e >>> making headlines this morning, wisconsin police say the shooting at a spa is related to a domestic dispute between the gunman and his estranged wife who worked there. 45-year-old radcliffe hotten shot seven people inside the spa killing three including himself. >> we were expecting an armed encounter if we did come across him. when we did eventually get into that locked area, we did determine that he, in fact, was dead. >> his wife was granted a restraining order against him just two weeks ago after he slashed her car tires. this is the second mass shooting in wisconsin this year. back in august, a gunman opened fire at a sikh temple killing six people. >>> montgomery county police are searching for the person responsible for an attempted sexual assault on the capital crescent trail in bethesda. melanie alnwick is live now at police headquarters with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. a lot of p
. >> plus a deadly shooting near a local university. we are checking more headlines coming up next. we'll be back. we're here! [ giggling ] these days, nobody has time to get sick. mom, i don't feel good. but minuteclinic makes it easy to get well. our nurse practitioners can diagnose and write prescriptions for everything from strep throat to sinus infections with no appointment necessary, so you can feel better in no time. minuteclinic, the medical clinic in cvs pharmacy, now offering flu shots every day, no appointment necessary. find a clinic near you at minuteclinic.com. when president obama couldn't. first, my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china, and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> making headlines this morning, in northeast d.c., police say they are looking for whomever shot and killed a man in
took time off to visit a local campaign office. mitt romney went to church and has a couple of campaign events today. he is attending rallies in wisconsin and in ohio. >>> the pretrial hearings for the five men charged with planning or assisting the 9-11 attacks begins today in guantanamo bay, cuba. relatives the victims who registered in advance can actually watch on closed circuit television at military forties in new jersey, massachusetts, maryland and new york city. the sites for the hearing are closed to the public. o the pub >>> the search continues for two men from our area missing at a national park in montana. rescues are searching for 32- year-old neil peckins of virginia and jason heiser of maryland in glacier national park. no one knows how well prepared they were for the weather or the terrain. >>> firefighters battled a fire overnight that destroyed several units of a self-storage facility. this happened at the store-all in the 7900 block of sudley road. it is believed more than six units burned and officials continue to investigate how the fire started. no one was hurt du
edge, you decide 2000 twifl will focus on both local and national candidates and issues during the final two weeks of the campaign. the show airs at 6:30 p.m. and we want to hear from you. tweet us your thoughts of the election, the debates, anything like and we might use it on the show. >>> new this morning a 12-year-old prince george's county boy accused of beating his 2-year-old sister to death will hear his fate later on tay. prosecutors say the boy confessed to the crime, but the defense has asked the judge not to use that as evidence because he was questioned without parental permission. >>> there's some new concerns this morning about energy drink products and caffeine. a maryland family is blaming monster energy drinks for the death of their teenage daughter. the fda is now looking into at least five deaths now that may have been tied to the products in recent years. we're live in the news room with the story. >> energy drinks, a lot of people use them instead of coffee. they're a $6 billion a year industry and growing but many consumer groups and doctor groups have bee
to help. >> we determined that we're going to need a jack. we went across to the local maintenance shop, got a jack, jacked the vehicle up and then we started fishing around there n. there. we found the cat again. every time we went for the cat, he kind of backed into the corner. >> reporter: 45 minutes later, firefighters recovered the kitten by using some good old instincts. >> we took a big easy which is used to unlock a car. we put it behind the cat and the catted moved forward into an open area and we dwrabbed the cat. >> reporter: he t question now, is where does the kitten end up. >> i am a dog owner so i can't take it home. i would love to but i can't. >> the kitten is just fine but understandably a bit jittery around a big tv camera. the a vet checked the little one out. it's girl about three weeks old. -- it's a girl about three weeks old. >> i would take him but if i took one more, i would be called the crazy cat lady. i hope she finds a good home. >>> ahead in about 14 minutes, we'll show you the item these people purchased that wasn't what they thought it was. next, we are
the split. >>> gas prices are already high and some local drivers may be asked to pay even more. take a look at the recent changes. the prices went up four cent a balance long in d.c. yesterday. they are more than -- a gallon in d.c. yesterday and they are more than 40 cents a gallon higher than last year. >> montgomery county is in dire need of transportation funding. the county council met with business leaders on tuesday and one of the hot topics, a possible county-wide gas tax. willmar -- lauren demarco has the story us for. >> reporter: gas prices on the move again steadily increasing for the last seven weeks. it is unlikely maryland legislators would agree to an increase on the state's gas tax society president of the montgomery county council wants to take the matter into his own hand. >> if the state does not have the political will to do this, then i'm he saying local governments like montgomery county have to be able to move forward on their own. >> reporter: roger berliner wants the state to give county lawmaker the authority to raise das gas taxes. the county would retain 100% o
local headlines right now. in northwest d.c., four people including one firefighter are recovering after a fire on k street. one person had to jump from a window and is in serious condition right now. the injured firefighter is expected to be okay. no word on what caused that fire. >>> a popular shortcut to the fort totten metro station has become the focus now of improving safety in the area. a string of robberies at gunpoint on the path are causing some concern. police say the most recent robberies occurred in broad daylight. several council members are working with transit and park police to come up with safe solutions such as more lighting and a paved path. >>> police are asking residents in fairfax county to be on the lookout. there is a serial fondler on the loose targeting women in the springfield area. sherry ly is live. she joins is now with details on this story. >> reporter: good morning. this serial fondler strikes any time, morning, midday and at night. the latest case was here in this springfield neighborhood on hibling avenue. he has victimized at least five women and girl
and tidal potomac. reagan national at 54. reduced visibilities. down to .5 in gaithersburg. locally, right around town, it's not too bad, but the fog could get a little thicker as the morning progresses a bit but then dissipate by late morning. right now getting high clouds moving in over the big full moon over the western sky. this is the area of rain, this area of color in southern virginia and the tennessee valley. that's going to be slowly creeping our way as the day progresses. we'll have increasing clouds. by 6:00 a.m., upper 40s. patchy fog by noon, mid-60s. and then mid to late afternoon, back down into the 60s. rain moving in tonight. a look at that and the hometown forecast in ten minutes. first 4 traffic with danella. good morning. >> good morning. let's start with a look at the rails. if you're looking at the rails, metro, marc, vre, not seeing any delays. over to the roadways, i-66 earlier this morning eastbound at nutley, road work there. that's gone. here's a live look at sudley heading eastbound and westbound. your travel lanes are open. not seeing any accidents, 66 inside
and local leader in storm- battered areas get the help they need. new jersey is one of several states dealt a severe blow by the storm. in hoboken, roughly half the town of 50,000 people remain flooded. powerful wind gusts all to blame for toppling a roller coaster in seaside heights. >> the pier with the rides where i took my kids this august before the republican convention, we got in that famous yelling match with the guy and the ice cream crone cone, those rides are in the atlantic ocean. >> i don't think it is any secret but sandy hit us very hard. it was a storm of historic intensity. >> reporter: the city's subway system and area airports inundated with water. >> neighborhoods in a bit of a state of chaos right now. >> reporter: back here live, you are seeing one of the houses swept off its foundation literally at an angle here like it's children's toy that got plucked up and dropped down. certainly, it will take a while to rebuild in places like this. that said, there are some small signs of progress in new york and new jersey. there is some limited ferry and bus service beginning t
and so are most local government and schools. -- government offices and schools. there is a complete list of closings on myfoxdc.com. >> tucker barnes is here now. >> yeah. >> of a balkan busy man the last couple of days. >> getting a little tired at this point. >> come on, tucker. >> a little bit more left. >> you got to push through. >> i can handle it. we've got rain that continues for fall across the region. here is the good news. the very blustery, gusty winds we had last night have subsided. we still have breezy conditions out there but dangerous winds, i think we're done with those. that is the good news. bad news, still raining across the region. still dealing with the potential for flooding. much of the area under a flood warning until 10:30 this morning. julie has been talking about it, some runoff, some flooding on the roadways. some of the creeks and rivers are starting to flood their banks. that will be the next issue. much of the area has picked up 5-plus inches of rain. it continues to rain out there. it will rain for much of the day but things will start to taper off later
will focus on both local and national candidates and issues during the final two weeks of the campaign. it all starts next monday at 6:0:00 p.m. here on fox 5. >>> the republican vice presidential candidate is back in virginia today. congressman paul ryan will be speaking in fredericksburg and tomorrow, governor mitt romney will also be in virginia visiting chesapeake. ng chesape >>> our big story, d.c. city leaders are looking for ways to save drivers in the district a few dollars by proposing to lower the fines for speed camera tickets. they hope the move will eliminate the belief that speed cameras are only used to make money for the district. karen gray houston is live now with more on that story. >> reporter: good morning. if it seems as if big brother is watching you, he is. mpd has added more speed cameras to more locations. some of them are fixed. some of them are those vehicles that they can move around and track your speed? these cameras right here on 16th and kennedy streets are fixed. some motorists have learned how to anticipate them. police say they placed the cameras bas
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